Helping The Strays Of Sochi

The Winter Olympics in Sochi have raised awareness of the terrible plight of stray dogs in Russia?. After local officials hired an exterminator to kill stray dogs in the run up to the Olympics, businessman, Oleg Deripaska, set up a dog rescue centre called Povodog. The shelter, which sits half an hour from central Sochi, perched at the base of a mountain, quickly filled with dogs and was upgraded to house 250 strays in late February and is working at full capacity. Just some of the dogs that Povodog has rescued and… Read More